A group is a collection of users either in the Active Directory or in SharePoint.

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Difference when creating SharePoint 2010 groups programatically and the web interface

When I create a new group using the web interface, I'm able to use web.Groups["name of group"] to find the group. When I create a group programatically, I use web.SiteGroups.Add("name of group", ...
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How do I add permission to a sharepoint 2010 group that has no access?

When I go to "site permissions" I can see groups that have some permissions and modify their permissions level, but groups without any permissions set do not appear in the list. I can see them in ...
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Check SP group permissions in Designer Workflow

Is it possible to check if a particular user is in a Site Group from within a SharePoint Designer Workflow? For example, if the status column of my list item is set to "Approved", it will kick off a ...
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What happens if I assign a task to a sharepoint group, with inside it an AD group

I am using SP2010. I have a vs workflow and I create a task with some body and title. I assign the task to a sharepoint group. For example SPGroupA. Inside this Sharepoint group I have added a AD ...
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Users gets intermittent access denied?

I have users in domain groups, which we set permission on. Some users get access denied to certain content some of the time, but not all of the time. It's very hard to search for errors in this case. ...
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Collection or list for SPUser and SPGroup objects?

I would like to store in c# code some list or collection or what else to store SPUser and SPGroup objects. After this I would like to do some foreach loop and do some logic.
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Get SPListItems based on contribute permissions, programmatically

I have a problem in getting the list items the current logged user has contribute rights on. I have this scenario: List A has read permissions for anonymous access. Group 1- Has contribute rights ...
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Show one of the 3 views depandant on current user

I have builded in Visual Studio (c#) a custom list, custom content type and 3 custom views. I am using sp 2010. The list is working ok and I can see and select the 3 views. It is possible for the end ...
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How to get users/usergroups from an lookup column from SPField

I have a custom list for example "MyCustomListA" I have created a custom ListForm template and overide the ListFieldIterator. I have overide the ListFieldIterator and CreateChildControls to implement ...
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Add group to Library permissions using powershell

I have written a script that created a document library called "Audit Logs" for every site collection in our environment. I then wanted to ensure that only Site Collection administrators and the ...
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Remove non full controlled Permission Sharepoint Groups from a SharePoint List using Client Object Model

I have SharePoint List which has stop inheriting from the Parent Sub Site. I need to retrieve the SharePoint Groups which are not been assigned with Full Control on the List. Then need to remove them ...
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SharePoint groups show no members in UI, but do in powershell?

I have a SharePoint 2010 (SP1 OCT 2012 CU) farm with two web applications. The root site collections of both these web applications have SharePoint groups that are showing no members in the UI. I ...
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Adding members to groups i am not a member of

I have a process which runs in a event receiver, this involves adding users from ad to groups based on the contents of a custom list. The problem occurs when i try to add a user into a group that i ...
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Authorization Fails When Using Active Directory Group Membership

I have a test user who is a member of an Active Directory Security Group. I've added that Active Directory group to the a SharePoint Group "[SiteName] Users". In this scenario, when I attempt to ...
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Adding SPGroups to alets using UI

I have a few SPGroups that I wish to send daily alets to but when I go to "Set an alert on this page" and type a group name in the users field it cannot be found. I am sure it exists and has users. ...
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pickerentity.key with Claims

In a Sharepoint 2010 page, I am using a people picker to pick users or groups, SPgroups as well as Active directory groups. I am then retrieving every item that was picked as a PickerEntity.Key which ...
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How to find permission level date(Last Modifed or Created) for a user and group?

How to find permission level date(Last Modifed or Created) which applying permission level for a user and group?
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SharePoint group in Person/Group Picker

I want to send an email from a reusable workflow to everybody in a SharePoint group. I created a test group from the site permissions and created a reusable workflow. In this workflow I added a ...
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filter by group

I'm trying to set up a calendar on Sharepoint. A calendar item has a people picker to hold who the item is for. I have created groups for each project and have added people to the relevant group. I am ...
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Why I get “Attempted to perform an unauthorized operation” while looping groups users

Could anyone explain me why when I trying to loop user of a group foreach (var u in group.Users){....}, I get the error : Attempted to perform an unauthorized operation. I notice that inside ...
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How to add an existing group to a newly created site through poweshell?

I am creating sites through powershell and creating the groups for them. I have a situation where if the group is already existing group then I have to add that group to the site. Coz might be ...
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Sharepoint 2013 users which are programmatically added using Client Object Model still has no permission

I have a problem with user permission of users which are programmatically added to Sharepoint 2013 group using Client Object Model. The web application allows anonymous, but I also have a document ...
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The old name of domain group shows up always

We granted permissions to group1 on a site collection. After a while we created a new OU on AD and moved group1 to this OU and renamed the group to group1New. However we still get the old name of the ...
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How to remove sharepoint security group in the feature?

I want to remove custom security group from sharepoint 2010. I created custom security group as follows: SPGroup wcmGroup = currentWeb.SiteGroups[permissionName]; SPRoleDefinition ...
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Cannot get the full name or e-mail address of user

I have used following script to add a domain group to a site [Microsoft.SharePoint.SPUser]$spuser = $web.EnsureUser("WM\My Group name") Set-SPUser -Identity $spuser -Web "http://myweb" ...
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Reply permissions for a Discussion Board in a Site with Read permissions

I currently have a site where all SharePoint groups have Read permissions. However, there is one special group called Discussion Participants that should be able to post and reply to one specific ...
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Group permission inheritance, with 1:1 to Active Directory?

I am looking to add some groups to a subsite and wonder how the SharePoint permissions are cascaded for nested groups? e.g. Is it least priveledge? All_Users |__Managers |__Request_Managers ...
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How to get sub-sites of a sub-site?

I'm working on a user control that should show all site names, within a given site, for the current FBA user. My site is structured using SP Groups, FBA Roles and FBA users, i.e. 'Harry' is a ...
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Creating Group Programmatically with Reader Role

I am working with SharePoint 2010. I am creating groups in my site through code. There is no issue in that. At the time of creation I provide "Reader" role for my groups. But when I browse the listing ...
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cannot find User after runing new-spuser

I have used following PS Script to add a user to a group on a web. I didn't any error but I cannot find the user in the group or anywhere else. Thanks for your advice. New-SPUser "wm\test2" -Web ...
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Getting user's AD groups as lookup

I'm trying to make a simple reservation site, containing two lists: resources and reservations. Users are making reservations by creating a new item on Reservations list, specifying which resource ...
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Add user to a SharePoint group - grant permission - right groups do not show

When I try go grant permission to a user in a new web I don't get listed the cusom groups on the current web. If you look at the image you can see that the list in the background are quite a bit ...
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Set permissions on an item depending on column value

Is there anyway to set permissions on an item depending on a column value? I was think about creating a feature to do this but do I have to?
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Access denied when adding a user to a group RunWithElevatedPrivileges

I am trying to create a site and add users to its group. it creates the site successfully but when I try to add users to groups I get Access denied and no user has been added to groups here is my ...
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Creating Groups via Web Service

I am trying to create groups on a SharePoint 2010 site via the UserGroup.asmx web service. I am using jQuery and SPServices to interact with the web service. When I try to create a group (via the ...
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two site collections, but groups only available in the first

I recently created a second site collection 'within' my first/root site collection. i.e. My primary site collection is found at: http://mysite.com and the second one is at: ...
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Edit the permissions URLs

Is there some way I can edit the URLs that a group can visit? When I go to Site Settings > People and Groups > Settings > View Group Permissions I can see the permissions that the group has on the ...
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Contact List from Sharepoint Group

I am trying to create a contact list which is automatically generated from the users in a SharePoint Permissions Group within SharePoint 2010. Is this possible?
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Workaround for inviting external users to site-level groups in office365

I've got a site collection where each subsite requires their own unique permission groups (Let's call them siteVisitors, siteMembers and siteOwners) Users in the siteMembers and siteVisitors groups ...
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Permission levels on webs that do not inherit permissions

How does permission levels work when webs do not inherit permissions? I have a site collection with 3 webs: Root Subweb LeafWeb Each web has unique permissions. I also have a permission level ...
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Is there a good way to email the members of multiple SharePoint groups?

I have a project site and I have split members of the project site into multiple SharePoint groups for security purposes. I would like to be able to send an email to all the members of several groups. ...
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Create New SharePoint Group Programmatically

How can I create a new SharePoint group by code?
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Elements.xml Id substitution

I have a site column defined in an Elements.xml file in Visual Studio. The SharePoint project this is in does all sorts of initial configuration on the website. I need to set the UserSelectionScope to ...
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Team Site Owners group is owned by which account?

When a team site is created as the root site of a site collection, it will ask to create the sharepoint groups (owners, members, visitors) in the wizard. After the site is created, it is observed ...
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SPUtility.GetPrincipalsInGroup not working when claims authentication is enabled

Method SPUtility.GetPrincipalsInGroup can be used to resolve users that belongs to a AD Group. However, when claims authentication is enabled, this method doesn't work as expected. Is there another ...
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Why does a workflow cancel with “access denied” for all but users with Full Control accesse?

I am working with an existing SharePoint deployment that has a convoluted security structure. After cleaning up permissions a bit, an approval workflow for absence requests is somehow not working for ...
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SharePoint multiple list view depending on pemission for user

Is there a possibility way to make a permission to list view depending on user groupa can see view1 only groupb can see view2 only
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Get Approvers Group - C#

I'm working on a workflow project, where I have to get all the users in the Approvers group. In order to get the approvals group, I run the following code: SPGroup approvals = ...
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What's the difference between built in groups vs custom groups

Are there any big difference between built in groups (like, approvers, designer, Site Collection Resources members, owners, etc.) and custom groups (like I created using SP gui. Sales-Marketing, ...
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Sharepoint 2010 users strangely removed from Sharepoint Group (Expert Advise required)

Since 3 months client portal was working fine suddenly due to some network problem we restarted SharePoint server, after that some Active directory users complained system was inaccessible, where ...